Guest Post: Afghanistan - Newly Discovered Mineralogical Treasure House (Again)

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Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:46 | 1773919 prains
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“This will become the backbone of the Afghan economy,” 

 

heroin, qui?

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:03 | 1774005 Fukushima Sam
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Many countries are "rich" in rare earth elements, because they are not really that rare.  No surprise that Afghanistan is one of them.

What Afghanistan is really "rich" in is lack of environmental protections, resulting in the mining of the REEs to be super-profitable!

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 13:46 | 1774495 zerozulu
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Mon, 03/26/2012 - 08:03 | 2290310 carlhenson
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Possibly, though do that only if you think you wouldn't get caught or else.

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Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:27 | 1774134 zerozam
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Heroin is, and will be, the backbone of Afghan economy.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:28 | 1774137 porrannor
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Call China to come and get it...

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Mon, 02/06/2012 - 03:11 | 2129958 jaffa
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Fri, 10/14/2011 - 15:17 | 1774867 Newsboy
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Qui bono?

 

China is already developing Afghan mines.

 

China has good economic relations with Afghanistan, and is conveniently located next door.

Thu, 11/10/2011 - 04:53 | 1864989 jaffa
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Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:49 | 1773934 Ancona
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So we've been dropping all those bombs to loosen up the soil for mining?

 

Brilliant strategy! Now, if we can only get those pesky Afghans out of our fucking way.......

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:04 | 1773963 Ag Tex
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Time to free the shit out of them!

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:31 | 1774149 porrannor
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No.., we are loosening the soil to make it easier for China to mine it....

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:49 | 1773937 Deadpool
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only one resource that counts there: opium.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:54 | 1773941 HamyWanger
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These lunatic, conspiracist attempts to make our Wars in the Middle East theater look like oil/minerals grabs are an insult to the sacrifice of thousands of young Americans, who dedicated their life to the preservation of freedom and equality around the world.

Give me a break. Who would be cynic enough to send thousands of people to their death and injuries for oil, and then say it was for liberty? Some men are evil, it's true, but I can't see anybody in our current government who would be able to do such things. 

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:55 | 1773975 jdelano
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please tell me this is really good sarcasm?  

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:00 | 1773990 HamyWanger
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No, it wasn't. I'm just sad and fed up to see a serious blog like Zerohedge joining the ranks of Rense.com and Iamthewitness. 

No war in the world has ever been fought because of the military/industrial complex, but because of the beautiful, everlasting thirst for liberty of mankind. Nutjobs, crackers, goldbugs and hillbillies need to understand that. 

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:11 | 1774062 jdelano
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alright.  you almost had me.  Definitely sarcasm.  kudos.  you're even more convincing than colbert.  

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:23 | 1774108 DaveyJones
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his name is your first clue

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 13:24 | 1774382 Pladizow
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Hamy Wanger is Tyler Durden - he writes these things to simply stir the pot and get a reaction.

Watch how fast Tyler responds!

 

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 16:27 | 1775136 Biosci
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Wow, Hamy.  I'm impressed.  Only now does the true nature of your plan become clear.  Lay low for a few months, and let a whole new school of n00b sharks gather.  Then throw out some chum and watch the show.  Well done!

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:11 | 1774064 pods
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So you see no problem with the concept of forcing freedom on someone?  If you are making someone act in a particular way, it ain't freedom numbnuts.

pods

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:13 | 1774068 Ponzi Unit
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Hamy, you are deeply hypnotized.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:20 | 1774095 BrocilyBeef
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Hamy "Just look at the dirty little hole I popped out of" Wanger.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:48 | 1774242 Max Hunter
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 Zerohedge joining the ranks of Rense.com and Iamthewitness. 

Well, only someone charged with battling the "truth" movement would even know about DBS.. You just showed your hand Hamy... You didn't just stumble across that website.. Don't try to take us for fools..

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 13:11 | 1774339 FeralSerf
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Boy are you misinformed!  

All wars are fought for resources.  None are fought to free the proletariat, although they may be convinced that that is the case since they must become the cannon fodder.

"Why of course the people don't want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? Naturally the common people don't want war: neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country."  --   Hermann Goering

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 16:28 | 1775143 Biosci
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Boy are you misinformed!

Hee hee.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:56 | 1773981 Biosci
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Goddamn you're inspring, Hamy.  You make me want to go vote!

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:57 | 1773989 Scisco
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Lookup the word psychopath and for followup, what professions the tend to choose.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:59 | 1773998 Deadpool
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Elizebeth Warren, is that you? (a flag for an avatar and rah-rah like this?? this ain't no MSNBC blog!)

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:00 | 1774004 Syrin
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I like the fact that you see good in people, but I think this is a bit naive.   Those in Congress would whore out their mother and sister if it meant re-election.  Think of the worst person you know not in prison and realize that person is ten fold more ethical than most in Congress.   Recent elections have made some adjustments, but not enough to be significantly consequential.

 

Look at it this way.   Our executive branch and Depratment of JUSTICE gave GUNS to f***ing foreign criminals with the INTENT to remove our gun rights.   it has led to the deaths of hundreds of innocents.   This wasn't some accident.   it was an intentionally designed planned effort.   Never under estimate the potential evil of gov't officials.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 12:31 | 1774152 doomz78
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I hope you're joking.  If not...put some vicks vapo-rub on your berries.  Open the freezer door.  Now insert your nuts in the freezer.  Wait 20 minutes.  Slap yourself in the face.  Walk over to a mirror.  And say,"I believe the propaganda that the mainstream media has served me all these years.  I am a moron for doing so."  Now go to your computer and say you are sorry to the great people of zero Hedge. 

Thank You.

 

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 13:15 | 1774357 Henry Chinaski
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Hamy is the Phil Hendrie of ZH. 

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 17:04 | 1775306 Shirley Wilfahrt
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That brings a fucking tear to my eye.....<standing golf clap>

Fucking brilliant.....really....

 

My only advice for everyone this weekend.

Eat ass....Talk shit.

 

Cheers Bitchez!

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 17:32 | 1775396 Rome is burining
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Hamy
Idiot! Go read Perkins "confessions of an economic hitman" and do a few freedom of information requests to uncle Sam.

Fri, 10/14/2011 - 11:51 | 1773942 The Fonz...befo...
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haha what are the exploration costs going to be? can I go stake a mining claim and work the property? will I get shot at? is the infrastrucure there to accomodate mining? How many smelting facilites are there? etc etc what a laff what a joke this is.  trying to paint a picture of Afghanistan can one day become a minreal resource powerhouse is laughable.  The only commodity that the US govt is concerned about in afghanistan is the opium trade to help fund their BS CIA covert NWO activites thats it....in fact after the Americans came in the opium trade has never been more robust....Plenty of gold in Colombia but few go in there to mine it because it is so fucked up...

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